Salmon With Sweet and Spicy Rub

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 7 mins

This is from the show Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat your grill or a grill pan with cooking spray and preheat over medium heat. While the grill is heating, combine the brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Brush each salmon fillet with 1/2 teaspoon of the oil, then rub each fillet with about 1/2 tablespoon of the spice mixture.
  2. Grill the salmon, flesh side down, until charred, 4 to 5 minutes. Flip the salmon and cook another 5 to 6 minutes for medium doneness. For well done fish, cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to a platter and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

This is a little slice of heaven! The ease of it alone sold me. I baked this instead of grilling at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes(I keep an eye on my fish after the 10 minute mark). Don't be afraid of the chili powder/cumin combo. I am always leery with these two ingredients but not with this recipe.

Ck2plz September 04, 2009

This was so good and so easy to make! Great combination of flavors

Shasha May 23, 2015

Simple things are the best!

rosslare January 15, 2014